Established by the Luso American Foundation, this scholarship was established in memory of Fernando Garcia, former President of the Board of Trustees and a great personality of the Luso-American communities of the United States. The scholarship is for a student of Portuguese descent, who has financial need and is registered for at least one Portuguese course. 

Spring Merit Scholarship**


GPA Minimum


Geographic Focus


**Spring Merit Scholarships are not applied for. Students are recommended for these awards by their professor based on academic merit. Students earning Merit Scholarships are recognized during the May Student Awards Night.

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